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good morning, america. breaking news. a massive parking garage collapses. people buried in the rubble. overnight, a miracle rescue for one man trapped for 12 hours. now, it's a race against time to find the final missing man. the vice presidential candidates under pressure, take center stage tonight. so much at stake, as new polls show mitt romney closing the gap in key states. the president gave diane sawyer his advice for joe biden. >> i think joe just needs to be joe. and breaking overnight, a body found. a grim discovery in the haunting case of what happened to 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. police ruling out her parents as suspects. now manhunt is on for a killer. 30 days ago, i walked through these doors and i'm going home.
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i'm going home. >> homecoming. a huge milestone for robin on her road to recovery. finally leaving the hospital after weeks of grueling treatment. her doctors, friends and family cheer her on. and we have her message for everyone this morning. ♪ hey, hey oh, you feel it now ♪ amen, amen ♪ amen >> going home now! >> whoo! and how is that for a start to the morning? [ applause ] wow. amen. amen, robin. we are so happy for you. everyone on team robin, so thrilled that you are finally home, waking up this morning, after so many weeks in the hospital. we're going to talk to robin's doctor, in just a little bit.
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we see those fist pumps up in the air. we're going to learn about the next steps in robin's journey. >> she's back. she's back and tweeting, folks. here we go. there's no place like home. she wes, after 30 days in the hospital, i'm home. praise god from whom all blessings flow. thank you. and bless you, xo. never sure which one is the kiss and which one is the hug. kiss and a hug. >> we'll take them both this morning. >> i love her enthusiasm and positive energy, every step of the way. i love her voice. >> everything is going great so far. also, a very big night tonight for the vice presidential candidates. they square off tonight. and just before, the president sat down with diane sawyer for his first interview after last week's big debate loss. and he didn't sugar-coat it. he promised to bring a better game next time. we're looking forward to tonight because our friend and colleague, martha raddatz, will be moderating the debate. and we have a big reunion today. "st. elsewhere." and, robin, this is for you. kiss. the legendary rock band is here live. and sam is getting the makeup.
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>> why is it just me? >> it may not be. ♪ we're turning to serious news. a stunning overnight rescue in florida. a man pulled from the rubble, hours after a deadly parking garage collapse. abc's matt gutman is in miami with the very latest. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good morning, amy. we've learned just a couple of hours ago this has shifted from a search mission to a recovery mission. officials here tell us that that lone person they thought still trapped in that rubble may have died. >> we feel at this time, the chances of survival of anyone still left in that debris is minimal. we never want to give up. we never want to end the search. but at this time, we are moving forward with a recovery operation. >> reporter: there's still one person missing, robert buhdoo, an electrical contractor, whose
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family says hours later, he has still not answered his phone. >> he's the best dad in the world. we need you guys to find him, please. >> we got people. >> reporter: hours earlier wednesday, firefighters squeezed between steel beams to save this man, who had also been pinned. >> my leg, my leg, take care of my leg! >> okay. okay. >> reporter: police say at least 12 contractors were working on the new garage at miami-dade college when it collapsed around noon wednesday. >> i was able to see the last floor just crumble down. and i saw smoke coming up. and people just running around. >> reporter: two bodies have now been recovered. and seven survivors hospitalized. as robert's family waits and prays. >> we need prayers because i believe in miracles. i believe in miracles. >> reporter: and that miraculous rescue you just saw, the man whose legs were amputated to save his life, we're being told he may not survive. and now begins the grim task for rescuers to comb through the
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rest of that rubble for any bodies. amy? >> what an incredibly sad story. matt gutman, thanks so much. let's turn to josh elliott for the morning's other top headlines. josh? >> we're going to get to the breaking news out of colorado. a body found in the desperate search for missing 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. abc's clayton sandell has been on this case from the start. joins us, now, from westminster, colorado. good morning to you, clayton. >> reporter: good morning to you, josh. right now, police are on the scene where that body was found. and overnight, several law enforcement sources tell us they believe it is the the body of jessica ridgeway, missing for nearly a week. the gruesome scene found overnight, just off this roadside, in a remote arvada, colorado, park. >> this afternoon, a body was discovered. >> reporter: investigators worked under the floodlights of a fire truck. finally carrying the body out around 9:00 p.m. >> the arvada police department and the westminster police department are working jointly with additional resources to process that crime scene. >> reporter: police haven't
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officially identified the body. but sources tell abc news, it is the missing 10-year-old. earlier wednesday, police announced jessica's parents are not suspects in her disappearance. >> the focus shifts to an unknown suspect, as we think that she was abducted. >> you don't want any -- any parent -- any parent to -- to ever experience this in their whole entire life. >> reporter: the body was found about seven miles from jessica's home in westminster, colorado, and about seven miles from the town of superior, where her backpack and water bottle were found sunday, left on a sidewalk. the fifth grader vanished friday morning as she walked to school. dozens of officers saturated jessica's neighborhood again wednesday. overnight, they learned they were too late. we hope to learn more from police today. investigators tell me their number one priority now is identifying a suspect, josh? >> clayton sandell, in westminster, colorado. thank you for that. meanwhile, another
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developing story this morning. bp is reportedly close to reaching a settlement with the government over the 2010 gulf oil spill. "the wall street journal" says the deal could top $20 billion. some oil is still surfacing. meanwhile, get ready to pay more to heat your home. the government predicts that heating oil customers will pay 20% more this winter compared to last year, largely because colder weather is expected. natural gas bills are expected to rise 15%. propane, 13%. this morning, kellogg is recalling nearly 3 million packages of bite-sized frosted and unfrosted mini-wheats because they may be contaminated be pieces of metal. the sell-by dates are between april and september. logon to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! for more details here. and some tense moments at the annual hot air balloon fiesta in new mexico. winds picked up. guess what happens then? you see the result.
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hard landings sent people tumbling out of their baskets. some balloons, you can see here, got stuck in power lines. thousands of people nearby lost power. no serious injuries, though, to report. and finally, the highest paid player in all of baseball, alex rodriguez, has been struggling of late. so, down by one run, in a big playoff game last night, the yankees benched him, in favor of 40-year-old raul ibanez. and guess what happened in the ninth inning? get out of here. a shot to right, bottom nine, ties the game against baltimore. and then, guess what happened in the 12th inning? as people here are still struggling home, i unfortunately stayed up for every pitch. i'm working on reserves right now. the yanks go home winners. also, the a's win in dramatic fashion. st. louis, san francisco also win. playoff baseball has officially arrived, people. >> oh, man, you gotta love that finish. >> it was great. >> it really was. the race for the white house.
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and with 26 days to go, it's time for the next big debate. the v.p. candidates square off tonight. high stakes and high pressure, as new polls show mitt romney closing the gap in some key states. it's "your voice, your vote." and jonathan karl at the debate site in kentucky, where biden and ryan will square off. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, george. tonight, right down on that stage, is the one and only showdown between vice president biden and paul ryan. and with the way the first presidential debate has transformed this race, the stakes are as high as they have ever been for a vice presidential debate. paul ryan may not have as much experience as joe biden, but he's done at least eight debates in previous congressional races, including this one, when he first ran for office and was just 27 years old. his opponent said he was young enough to be her son. ryan has never had a debate on a stage anywhere near as big as the one tonight. but two years ago, he did have a memorable faceoff against president obama at a bipartisan health care summit at the white house. >> i've got to tell you, the american people are engaged.
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and if you think they want a government takeover of health care, i would respectfully submit you're not listening to them. >> reporter: ryan spent a lot of time preparing for this, including numerous debate sessions. >> i like joe personally quite a bit. i just disagree with his policies. >> reporter: campaigning in ohio on wednesday, mitt romney said he's confident that ryan will have a strong performance. >> i think paul ryan will do great. thank you. >> reporter: in an exclusive interview with diane sawyer, the president talked about what he expects from joe biden. >> what's your message to joe biden about tomorrow night? >> well, i think -- you know, i think joe just needs to be joe. >> reporter: biden scored points in his last debate four years ago, in what turned out to be the most-watched vice presidential debate in history. >> the notion that somehow because i'm a man, i don't know what it's like to raise two kids alone. i don't know what it's like to have a child you're not sure is going -- is going to make it. i understand. i understand. >> emotional moment four years ago, jon. the audience could top that
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audience tonight. and it's coming as we're getting new, solid polls from the key battleground states of virginia, florida, and ohio. >> reporter: yeah. this is the key thing. we've seen, in national polls, romney has gained on the president in some cases. actually moved ahead of the president. now what we're seeing is that romney is gaining in the key battleground states, where the race really matters. he's gained, put it to virtually a tie, in florida and virginia. he had been behind in both states. and even in ohio, the president still has a lead there. but in polls this morning, romney is gaining. >> the president has about a six-point lead in ohio this morning. jon karl, thanks very much. and diane sawyer and i will have live coverage of the vice presidential debate at 9:00, 6:00 pacific. and we're proud that the moderator will be our friend and colleague, abc senior foreign affairs reporter martha raddatz. >> looking forward to that, george. now, to the bombshell report in the doping case against lance armstrong. nearly all of his own teammates
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testifying against him. saying, he not only took drugs himself, but helped them dope, as well. abc's neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: rare home video, a revealing look inside lance armstrong's team at the 1999 tour de france. >> smile. >> reporter: this morning, many of the same loyal teammates who carried armstrong to seven tour de france victories, are burying him under an avalanche of testimony that he cheated to win. the massive u.s. anti-doping agency case file includes financial transactions. more than $1 million, paid by armstrong to the controversial italian doctor, dr. ferrari. who teammates say masterminded the doping program. and sworn affidavits from 26 people, including nearly a dozen former teammates. >> the stories are sad and they're chilling. but they're overly powerful. >> reporter: the agency says even armstrong's ex-wife, kristen, was in on the drug use, which she called, a necessary evil.
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george hincapie, armstrong's close es friend and teammate through every tour victory, testified he was aware that armstrong used blood transfusions. that armstrong used testosterone throughout the time they were teammates. even that he once swept armstrong's apartment for drugs. and that he warned him about drug testing agents when they showed up. and hincapie, like the others, admitted his own doping as part of his testimony. but like armstrong, never tested positive. >> to deny the reality of lance's doping after reading this report would be like denying gravity. >> reporter: officials say armstrong tried to maintain a cover-up. telling hincapie to stay in europe to avoid testifying. and asking others to sign affidavits in an attempt to procure false testimony. >> as he said before, when he decided he had had enough of this kangaroo court, enough is enough. and i don't anticipate him doing anything to try to contest this one-sided report. >> reporter: according to sworn affidavits, drugs were such a big part of lance armstrong's
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life, his ex-wife told people they had a code name for the blood-boosting drug epo. they called it butter, because they kept it in with the butter in their refrigerator at home. george? >> wow. okay, neal. thanks very much. we're going to turn, now, to that fantastic news about our friend, robin. she reached a major milestone yesterday on her road to recovery, homecoming. with friends and family by her side. >> 30 days ago, i walked through these doors. and i'm going home. i'm going home. >> reporter: wednesday was celebration day. ♪ amen you feel it now ♪ amen >> reporter: grateful for the outstanding care she's received, robin thanked the nurses and doctors. >> you're rock stars. >> reporter: and in classic robin style, added that as much as she loved them, she's not eager to return any time soon. >> don't take it the wrong way. i hope i never see you again. except an anniversary party.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: this is a tremendous step. but robin's road to recovery is far from over. her transplant specialist, dr. sergio giralt, prepared her for what's next. >> your immune system is really 20 days old. >> wow. >> it's actually probably less than that. >> really. >> but you've overcome so many hurdles already, that we pray and have faith that the journey will continue to be as it has so far. >> reporter: never alone, robin is supported by devoted siblings, sally-ann and dorothy. and butch. and a core of caring friends. >> part of my motivation is to come back to you. wonderful "gma" audience. we've often called you family. and you have never felt more like family. whoo! >> reporter: taking her first breath of fresh air in a month, robin stepped out into a crisp fall afternoon. >> walking out, it overwhelmed me.
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overwhelmed me. just to see the sky. >> mm-hmm. >> reporter: and headed home, stronger. >> whoo! there is no place like home! >> reporter: where robin belongs. her sisters, sharing in the joy. >> never lose your sense of, i can do this. all things are possible. >> it was wonderful bringing her home on november 23, 1960. and it's wonderful to bring her home today. >> it's so good to see. robin's oncologist, dr. gail roboz, is here with more. it's a little tough to watch. it's great, but it's so emotional. i just have to start out -- i got an e-mail from robin last night. she wanted to make sure that you and your whole team knows how grateful she is. she calls you her dream team. everyone at the hospital. thank you for the great care you've given robin. tell us a little more about
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where exactly she is in the journey right now. >> these moments are fantastic. the video is wonderful to watch. and she's batted this part out of the park. she got through the initial phase beautifully. did not have any terrible complications, which is wonderful. that's not to say there weren't hard days. there were very hard days. there was a lot of unpleasantness. and i think this is fantastic, as a first step, get out the door. and she got out the door. but we're not done yet. there's a lot more to come. and that 20-day-old immune system needs to kick in. the next 80 days, and that first 100, is very important after transplant. it's for the immune system to take hold. and for her to regain her strength. she's got to get her hair back. she has to get her strength back. she's got to rebuild in every sense. she's got to start eating normally, building up physical strength again, having physical therapy, go out there. but most importantly, the bugs of the world are the terrorists. and we are still on red alert. and that's something that goes on.
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>> against any infection. >> any infection. you can see that everybody is in masks and gloves. she will be, too. and i think a billion people in america want to visit her. not yet. we are not there yet. we have to protect her. >> but so far, the bone marrow has taken. it's not been rejected in any way. her blood counts are good. >> correct. correct. they've been excellent. and we're waiting for the first bone marrow biopsy. that will be coming up soon. and show us a picture of what is in there. >> we have to continue the good thoughts. she looks a little thin there. but is gaining strength every day. >> absolutely. i'm getting the e-mails with the new foods that she's doing very well eating. >> that's great. dr. roboz, thanks very much. >> a pleasure. >> and we're just going to continue to follow this journey. all of you can follow the journey on goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! now, let's go to sam with a check of the weather. sam, you remind everyone to send in the pictures from team robin, as well. >> send her pictures. this is a spiritual milestone for her. this is a good energy moment for her. >> absolutely. >> i agree with george. it's great news.
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it's really -- that's emotion. that's just coursing through you. welcome home, friend, welcome home. >> we feel like we're one step closer to getting her back on television. let's get to the boards. here's what's going on. we have an area of low pressure from central california to southern california. and it's hail from san jose yesterday, into big thunderstorms going into vegas and also oklahoma city here today. locally, about two inches of rain coming from that. on the east coast, we have some big, cold temperatures. chicago, charleston, washington, d.c., new york city, all in the 40s this morning. and it's a shot of cool air that gets reinforced tonight into saturday morning. so, saturday, be ready for that early chill.
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coming up on "gma," the surprising twist in the shocking home invasion case. the college student shot after stumbling into a stranger's home. was she secretly drugged? also, how two couples' wedding nights ended in chaos. that shocking brawl.
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good morning i'm kristen sze. hayward police are expected to release information about a possible breakthrough in a 24-year-old child abduction case. michaela garecht was kidnapped in 1988. police are at the timing a bone fragment found in one of
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the mass graves used by the men known as speed freak killers. monday police told her mother that fragment could belong to her daughter. sue is tracking the commute. right now hayward southbound 880 stall blocking lane at wynton, slow about 18 miles an hour towards highway 84 in the san leandro area. elsewhere stall and accident northbound 29 american canyon blocking a lane there. drive times if you are headed out now carquinez bridge to the maze still tough, 101 through marin and 880. we check out your forecast
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good morning i'm lisa argen in for mike. mount tam now low clouds cloudy around the bay can't rule out a few sprinkles now and again today, 68 concord, sixive -- 65 palo alto,
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♪ you know i wish i had jessie's girl ♪ you know the song. can you believe it's rick springfield singing it in the subway? that is fantastic. this is going to be our all-time "play of the day" coming up in a couple of minutes. >> how many -- >> that is every girl's dream, though. to be serenaded with that song by rick. >> and there's a lot more of it to come. good morning, everyone. robin, we told everyone she's home from the hospital. great to have amy robach here. >> so happy robin is home. coming up, a stunning twist to a home invasion case. the college student who was shot after she wandered into a
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stranger's house. this morning, her surprising explanation of why she may have done it. >> a strange case. we have an all-star reunion blowout coming up. the stars of "st. elsewhere." it's one of the greats. they are together again with us. you do not want to miss it. what a week for special guests. rob lowe, ann romney. and this morning, we have brooke shields this morning. how does it feel, brooke? >> i'm trying to get up to speed. can i do anything for you? >> you look right at home. everybody up there will tell you, since it's thursday, you never know what i'm going to need by the end of the show. >> i'm ready. i'm up to the task. i'm ready for it now. >> that is great. we look forward to seeing you. we begin with the case of the colorado student, who wandered into a stranger's house after a late night and was shot by the homeowner. she was drunk. and now, she claims she may have been secretly drugged, as well.
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john muller has the latest on the twist in the story. >> reporter: as drunk as she was, four-times the legal limit, it's hard to understand thaw zoey ripple could walk into a strange home in the middle of the night, stand in front of a frightened couple holding a gun screaming, get out and walking towards them. now, she claims she might have been drug. it was a shot in the dark. >> we shot her. >> reporter: that went straight for this unlikely home intruder. >> she's awake. she's fine. but she's shot. >> reporter: 21-year-old zoey ripple was intoxicated when she wandered into this boulder, colorado, home last spring. startling timothy justice and his wife, doreen, at 3:30 in the morning. after repeatedly yelling at ripple to leave, justice took aim, shooting her in the hip. >> why would you just walk into a house when we're screaming for you to get out? >> reporter: and now, the student is speaking out for the
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first time. >> this is a traumatic incident. and i'm deeply sorry that it has been for the justices, as well. >> reporter: on wednesday, ripple pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal trespassing. her attorney claiming she may have been under the influence of a date rape drug at the time of the incident. >> her statements to the police officer were pretty clear. and yet, she has no recollection of it at all. and that fits in with a date-rape drug. >> reporter: ripple was not tested for drugs that night. she has no idea how she made it into this home. her lawyer believes someone took her there. >> scary things can happen. and it's so important to keep, you know, your bearings about you. >> reporter: the judge gave ripple a deferred sentence, meaning the charge could be wiped from her record if she stays out of trouble for 18 months and completely away from alcohol. the homeowners were not charged. >> i continue to remind myself that this doesn't define me.
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i know who i am. >> reporter: no one will probably ever know how ripple wound up at that home. it was far from where she was partying. and police in boulder say drunk college kids wander into homes 12 to 15 times a year. isn't that crazy? >> 12 to 15 times a year? >> drinking and walking can be dangerous. >> it can be dangerous. if someone has a gun, walk the other way. >> john, thanks very much. now, to new details in the wedding brawl caught on tape in philadelphia. the groom's brother charged with assault for allegedly striking a police officer. he's out on bail and claims he has nothing to do with starting the fight. linsey davis joins us with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, amy. until now, the only account of what happened inside was what was caught on tape. but new insight from the groom's brother, about his involvement in that 20-minute brawl that sent him to jail, and left his
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new sister-in-law, dead. the first account on how two wedding nights ended in chaos. this morning, 20-year-old matthew sofka is speaking out through his lawyer. that's sofka, the brother of the groom, and the son of a former police officer, hit with a police baton and ultimately caved before being arrested and thrown into jail. according to his lawyer, sofka has just returned from his brother's wedding reception. he and his family got to the hotel, they say the melee involving guests from a separate wedding was already under way. >> he was trying to help his girlfriend when he was approached by the police from behind. he was unaware of who was behind him. he extended his arm. >> reporter: sofka, seen here leaving jail earlier this week, was struck by one office and put into a choke hold by another. >> other members of the police
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department continued to try to subdue him. and ultimately, he was tased, i believe, a couple of times. >> reporter: according to this complaint, police say the force was justified because sofka, knowingly, intentionally or recklessly caused or attempted to cause bodily injury to a police sergeant. it goes on to say sofka and approximately three others punched and kicked the sergeant in the head and body. sofka maintains the fight has nothing to do with the sofka wedding party. >> reporter: we understand that additional arrests are being considered. sofka has been charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, and creating a riot. he could face five to ten years in jail. >> thanks so much. for more, let's bring in dan abrams. one of sofka's lawyers' main points was the brawl had started by the time he got there. how relevant is that to the
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charges he's facing? >> it's somewhat relevant. but you're still guilty if you escalated the fight. the question isn't sort of who started it. the question is, what did he do? did he punch? and remember, his defense is now saying, this wasn't self-defense. they're saying he was purely a victim. his girlfriend is down on the ground. he, quote, extends his arm. and a police officer comes from behind him. and the next thing he knows, he's getting tased and hit with batons and, et cetera. his lawyer is portraying him as a victim here. >> how does the defense combat the police officer's words against his client's words? >> it's tough for the defendant. the videotape is going to be very important. in cases where there's a videotape, you start seeing the analysis go frame-by-frame. every movement that occurred on the videotape, if it ultimately goes to trial, becomes
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absolutely crucial. you have eyewitnesses, other police officers. there are a lot of people there. you have a lot of potential eyewitnesses. and a videotape. >> and potentially more arrests in this case. >> the investigation is ongoing. >> dan abrams, thanks so much. we appreciate it. time, now, for the weather and sam champion. >> amy, when you have stress in your life, how about a moment of zen? how about this? how about this shot. yeah. you can just breathe into this picture from miami. wait, no. wait. no. that doesn't help at all. that picture from miami. i don't know. it works for me. it can completely change me from angry to happy. >> sam, you're never angry. >> i know. >> you're never angry. >> maybe it will work -- why are you behind the screen? maybe it will work for you, too. 86 degrees, on target in miami. that front sweeps through. it's nice and dry. we're a little above normal in
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welcome back. it is 7:43. has everyone heard the new adele song? yes. we brought it to you first. so, right now, we have new details on superstar adele and how she's preparing for her next project, motherhood. in "people" magazine, the 24-year-old singing superstar opens up about picking up baby names and how she almost didn't record this latest hit.
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it's any day now for singing superstar, adele. the eight-time grammy winner dropped the baby news on her blog in june. writing, quote, i'm delighted to announce that simon and i are expecting our first child together. obviously, we're over the moon. and now, in the latest issue of "people" magazine, a family source reveals the 24-year-old british powerhouse is, quote, nesting. picking out furniture for the baby's room and trying to choose names. in 2008, she told the magazine, she really wanted to be a mom. >> adele told "people" magazine a few years ago, she wants three boys by the time she's 30. right now, she's changed. she stopped drinking and smoking. and she's really focusing on her pregnancy. ♪ this is the end >> reporter: in the mean tile, adele's topping the charts again. ♪ hold your breath and count to ten ♪ >> reporter: singing the new bond theme song, "skyfall," just
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released. >> a source said adele was hesitant to do a bond theme because she was worried it might be cheesy. once she accepted the gig, she took it very seriously. >> reporter: bond's star, daniel craig, told jimmy fallon, that adele was his first choice for the theme. >> when adele's name came up, i jumped at it. >> like a little girl? >> she has the voice. she has the tone we wanted. >> reporter: and while fans enjoy adele's first release since her album "21" won the grammy last year, adele and her boyfriend are busy anxiously awaiting their own release, due out soon. the producer of "skyfall" said adel read the script because she wanted to get the sound just right. the best for her. coming up, we have josh with
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that "play of the day." what was that about again, josh? >> i can't remember. you have to tune in to find out. or there it is.
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good morning. delays into east contra costa county following injury accident on the roadway. basco shutdown between walnut due to injury accident they are waiting for a helicopter. this is your waze app that stopped traffic between those two streets. alternate would be the byron highway while they get in cleaned up. update in a bit. here's lisa with your forecast. good morning. cloudy around the bay hour delay at sfo more sun in the north bay today. area of low pressure sinking south. we could see isolated shower,
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chance of a thunderstorm around monterey bay. otherwise more sun north of the golden gate, 64 there, 68 in san jose. another system will flirt with the north bay tomorrow and saturday then sunny and warmer. >> the news continues with "good morning america." have a great day.
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♪ good morning, america. good morning, america. good morning, america. i can get two kids off to school. this should be easy. good morning. [ phone ringing ] hello? >> hey, brooke. it's sam. i got a quick question. first weather. should i start with the chilly great lakes or the coastal california storms? >> california coastal storms. definitely. [ phone ringing ] >> hello? sweetie, your lunch is on the table. mommy has to take another call. hello? >> can you do me a huge favor. i'm starving. can you throw a turkey sandwich in a bag for me, too? >> yes. i'll get right on that. see you soon. wow. i've got my work cut out for me. [ cheers and applause ] >> the crowd loves it out there.
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>> brooke, you're going to be serenaded by a lot of kiss fans. >> thank you. thank you, thank you. this is how you train all the newbi newbies, huh? >> you're going to get the turkey sandwich, i'm sure. it's great to have you here. robin is at home recovering from her bone marrow transplant. great to have amy robach here, as well. brooke, how are you settling in? >> i'm doing okay. i did a lot of research. i really did. i take things very seriously. you have to be careful. >> oh. >> the brown bag with a name. >> thank god we're in new york. you can get anything at any moment. >> we can trade snacks later? >> in the recess yard? okay. >> no fig newtons or anything in there. just a sandwich. >> it can't be a better morning than to have brooke shields in the house this morning.
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we have some great stuff on the show for you. one of the things we have coming up, the all-star reunion of the cast of "st. elsewhere." come on this is a fantastic show. this is, i think, one of the first hospital shows i can remember of many, many to follow that looked just like it, in some ways. it's our first. it's our favorite. >> it set a precedent. >> ensemble drama. also, the naked truth about size and beauty. a provocative editorial taking on the issue. >> oh, wow, it's really naked. >> it is naked. urging all women to celebrate their shape, no matter how big, or small. we'll have reaction. and brooke, what do you have coming up? >> i have so many things coming up. i took to the streets to see what moms really think about hot-button issues facebook to drinking. playdates. lots of questions. i got some very opinionated answers. >> there you go.
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journalism. >> enterprising. and we told you earlier, she's home. robin's back from the hospital. take a look. this message from her to all of us and all of you about how she's relaxing and watching the show. >> my "gma" family, george, sam, josh, lara. i can't wait to continue to watch you between my toes at home. >> look at that smile. that is so great. >> we gotta get her a pedicure. a nice little pedicure so she can have a new color to watch through. >> that's a great idea. a lot coming up this hour. but first, let's get news from josh. we're going begin with new information out of miami, where a third person has died after being pulled from the collapse. he was pulled from the rubble overnight and died this morning. a fourth victim is missing and presumed dead. also in colorado, police believe they have recovered the
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body of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. she vanished on her way to school on friday. police at this trim have no suspects. meanwhile, a lot riding on the vice presidential candidates tonight. they'll face off in their one and only debate. new polls show mitt romney closing the gaps in key states, like virginia and florida. abc news coverage of the vice presidential debate hosted by our colleague, martha raddatz begins at 9:00 eastern tonight. new information about the pharmacy blamed for the nationwide meningitis outbreak. officials say the new england compounding center may have misled regulators and mixed medications not covered by its license. 12 people have thus far died after receiving tainted steroid shots. and workers at walmart, fighting for better pay and benefits may hit the retailer where it really hurts. they are threatening to walk out on black friday, the day after thanksgiving.
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several workers rights organizations are supporting the group's action. finally, a stunt that didn't go quite as planned. take a look. the view from cam zinc's helmet in utah. tried making this 80-foot jump on his bmx. looking good. >> and not so good. >> he overshot the landing. >> oh. >> josh. please, tell me -- >> he's okay. if that's what we're -- he's not hurt. >> we wanted to know. >> i have to be honest, people. i didn't see this one before i did it. i was hoping he was okay, too. not surprisingly, he called the crash gnarly. >> i guess. he is okay. >> and he is. >> he is stoked that he's okay. >> totally rad. >> i have pop for you. no "pop news" with your mouth full. >> thank you, brooke, for the sandwich. appreciate it.
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we gotta get to it though. there's a lot of "pop news." enjoy this. comment when you feel the need. who could forget alfred hitchcock's classic thriller "psycho." oh, yeah, you know the music. that scene. you know the one, in the shower? we have a new version for you. this time, that's scarlett johansson getting the unwelcomed surprise. this is your first look at "hitchcock," in which anthony hopkins plays the legendary director. but unlike hitchcock films, this is a love story about hitchcock and his wife, played by helen mirren, during the making of "psycho." >> i like it. i am in. >> it has a limited -- >> hopkins and mirren, i'm in. >> i like it's about hitchcock and his relationship. not just a remake of the film. >> and it has buzz. >> and everyone wants to see her in the shower. in the janet leigh role. look for that next month. everybody. do you remember these two? lennon and maisy stella?
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the little gifted girls use butter tubs as musical instruments. >> they were a "play of the day." >> they were on our show. and guess what? casting agents have noticed. the little song birds have been cast on abc's new show "nashville" and will have recurring roles. >> but they have beautiful sounds. they're not what you would typically hear. >> and their little butter tubs. >> i want to give josh credit. you should be an agent. >> i love 'em. they were great. >> and the harmony's perfect. >> they played for my birthday. they sang "happy birthday." it was great. >> now, they'll have their people call your people because they're stars. they're going to appear in the third episode of "nashville." they will play the daughters of connie britton's character. performing in a school talent show. they have recuring roles. >> let's hope they can act. >> i think they're going to be just fine. that acting thing -- you can probably give them great advice. >> i don't know.
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i just recently watched some of my old films. it's not that good of an idea. >> finally, we want to be the first to welcome mitik the walrus, to new york. mitt as his friends call him, arrives at the new york aquarium today on coney island. the handsome devil was rescued from the open ocean off alaska. he and another orphaned walrus calf were nursed back to health. hard to believe. but at 234 pounds, the 4-month-old is considered small. he is gaining weight. about a pound a day. his vets say he's scrappy. he will fit in here in new york. and crowds can see mitik by spring. that's "pop news." >> oh, how sweet, those little eyes. he nurses now, because he had a problem feeding. they had to nurse him. and they had to bottle fed and did the tube. he rests his head on their lab. it's so cute. >> all this extra info. >> is that true? >> i do my homework. this is me in college. >> i'm going to eat my turkey sandwich. >> princeton grad.
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sam, let's get some weather. >> i need brooke on saturday morning on "sea rescue." brooke, i need you. this is macy. and kate's doing the painting. macy, where are you from? >> north carolina. >> macy, you're getting kissed up. is that the way it is? i like the star. you chose the star over the other one. >> yeah. >> why did you choose the star? >> i don't know. it's my favorite. >> and then, wait. over here, who is this? >> kelly. >> how are you? kelly's getting the full white. good morning. it looks like you got the pattern for the star. one or two things going on. how about this one? this is that storm. it's a little bit early in the year for these storms to start moving into that central and southern california coast and become mountain snowmakers. but this one is going to do it. it's an opportunity to get rain in the southwest. and a little mountain snow all at the same time. if you're a little chilled right now from the northeast to the great lakes, you're about to get seriously chilled. saturday, the temperatures are down into the 30s for overnight lows. get ready for it. it is warm and sunny down south.
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>> wait, you've gotta hear this. what are you doing after the show this morning? >> job searching. >> you're job searching painted up like -- >> kiss, apparently. >> i hope that works out well. we've got to get this young lady a job. lara? >> please. >> good luck. here's a look at what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." baring it all. the plus-sized models show that
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we're talking, now, about a bold new look at beauty in every size. in the latest issue of "plus model" magazine, curvy models bare all to encourage women of all shapes and sizes to celebrate their figures and end what they call body shaming. abc's cecilia vega explains. >> reporter: they said ashley judd's face was too chubby. jessica simpson's baby bump body too big. headlines called leann rimes too thin. and melissa mccarthy, too fat. and with one cover, wanted to put an end to body shaming. "plus model" wants to end shame for everybody bullied for their size. >> i wanted to create the conversation. and i wanted for people to say, hey, maybe i need to stop writing those negative things. >> reporter: the spread may show models wearing little more than
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high heels and jewelry. but each photo comes with a message. no one is safe from body shaming. body shaming hurts. >> to the extent women look at this and it expands their understanding of what is beautiful, then think that is a great thing. >> reporter: as laura johnson believes, body shaming is on the size for women large and small. >> i've been used to people telling me what they think about my body. i love myself. and i want other women to experience that same joy. >> reporter: it's an issue that made headlines earlier this month,after a viewer e-mailed lacrosse, wisconsin, tv news anchor, jennifer livingston, complaining she was too fat. supporters rallied around her after she went public. >> you don't know me. you are not a friend of mine. >> reporter: and now, "plus model" magazine says it wants to rally around all women. >> i would love for everyone everywhere to see this magazine. and i know it's going to be part of a change of being more positive and seeing our bodies as being beautiful things. >> reporter: wonderful, curvy things.
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for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. we're bringing in brooke shields to talk about this. obviously, you're someone who has been in the spotlight since you were 11 months old, you said. >> i was a model as a baby. this is a problem that's not for everybody. not for people just in the public eye. those of us in the public eye are under constant scrutiny. and it's really hard. i've maintained the idea of being healthy rather than being skinny. but there's such extremes. when i'm ten pounds heavier, i look younger because my face fills out. >> yeah, your face and your butt, right? >> we all of us have girls. what do you say to your little girls? >> i said, as long as you're healthy, i want you to eat well. and don't compare yourself to anybody. we're all unique. we're all like snowflakes. >> don't compare yourself to anybody, even though we're wearing the exact color. >> we got the memo. >> this was the memo of the day. >> i think it's fabulous they're
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doing this is out because it's across the board. and i think the celebration of who you are at your best, is what -- whether it's not fat and skinny. it's who you are at your healthiest. >> this is a new trend we're seeing, women proudly displaying. we saw dove ads earlier where women are saying, this 1 my skin. and hopefully this is changing things. hopefully this has a huge impact on women and men, to end the bullying. >> amen to that. amen to that. >> absolutely. and i think it's necessary to get this to the younger kids. we've got this next generation that we can change their perception. >> and at 7 years old, my daughter listens to everything when we talk about food. we're hugely influential. hopefully, they're all listening. >> right. >> healthy and proud. >> and feeling good about yourself and not comparing yourself. >> love the skin you're in. >> there you go. george, over to you. >> i hope my girls are listening to all of you this morning. that was great, guys. thanks so much. time for the all-star reunion blowout. remember this classic theme song? ♪
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hard to believe it's been 30 years since the start of "st. elsewhere." and we teamed up with "entertainment weekly" to talk to the cast of "st. elsewhere." john quinones got the assignment. he's here. before ".e." there was "st. elsewhere." >> i've been in e.r. just as long as you have. i've been knocked around down there. i didn't go out and buy a gun. >> i'm scared. >> reporter: it was critically acclaimed but ratings-challenged. >> tell me this chaos will end. >> this chaos will end. >> reporter: for six seasons, devoted fans of "st. elsewhere" followed the lives and loves inside a dingy south boston hospital. >> we spend so much time in this place dealing with all kinds of sadness. when we get a chance to celebrate new life, it becomes more cherished. >> more people die there had in
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any television hospital in the history of television. >> but it was a real hospital. >> it was the first show, the stars of our show had a tendency to die off and get killed. we couldn't even save ourselves. >> reporter: st. eligius had a staff of now familiar faces. howie mandel, mark harmon, and david morse were just a part of the large, ever-changing ensemble. >> you give your patients the wrong antibiotics. you write the worst progress notes. you're pathetic. >> reporter: this is a young and back then relatively unknown denzel washington. >> to this day, he will call me from the set and go, howie, how would you play this? >> reporter: denzel couldn't make it. but 30 years after it first went on the air, 12 of "st. elsewhere's" cast gathered for a "entertainment weekly" cover shoot to celebrate the show. >> we had a great feeling that we were special. which we were. the show was special. it was unique. >> reporter: who was the class clown behind the scenes? >> howie.
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>> reporter: was it always? really? >> yes. >> i went on vacation one time. and i came home and there was a for sale sign on my house. he had listed my house with century 21 when i was away. >> wasn't going to take the first offer. >> reporter: was this the best thing that happened in your careers? >> it was one of the most extraordinary thing that happened in our careers. >> absolutely. >> it was a show that changed television in a lot of ways. and to be part of something like that was certainly extraordinary. >> in order for me to be a good doctor, i have to separate my feelings from myself. >> reporter: mark, what did you learn from your acting on this show, that you draw upon now? >> all of a sudden, we all have better words to say. teachers in every direction. i was real thankful to be included in this group. >> people on the streets, would they come up to you and ask you medical advice? >> i opened a hospital in the midwest because i was a nurse on television. >> i would find i would be dispensing advice all of the time. and i wasn't far off. >> reporter: william daniels played the surlily dr. craig.
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and his real-life wife, bonnie bartlett played his tv wife. >> it was wonderful. we love to work together. right, bill? right, bill? right? >> well, give me a second, will you? >> what is it in my personality, that bugs people? >> you're really a closed, narrow-minded, judgmental human being. >> reporter: how would you describe dr. craig? >> he was me. i just played me. >> reporter: arrogant? big ego? self-centered? >> let's not go too far. >> reporter: in everyone's hearts this day, bruce paltrow, the beloved producer, yes, gwyneth's father, who passed away in season two. >> he was aware of the fact that women and minorities were not in the dga. and he gave us opportunities before it was fashionable.
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>> reporter: the writers never shied away from controversy. main characters were written off in shocking ways. >> bye, peter. >> reporter: that included mark harmon's popular dr. bobby caldwell. >> i've got aids? >> reporter: your character on the show contracted hiv. >> you were talking to writers. yeah. >> reporter: up until then, that hadn't happened much on television. >> at all. >> at all. >> at all. that was ground-breaking television. >> reporter: between all of the drama, there were a lot of laughs. >> we were irreverent. we were ironic. we were sometimes silly. >> what's his problem? >> he has a few bruised ribs and he needs a tuneup. >> reporter: today, the show is best remembered for two things. ♪
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its infinitely hum-able theme song. >> he sits there all day long in his own world, staring at that toy. >> reporter: and having one of the most controversial finales ever. the last few minutes suggesting that the entire series had been the musics of an autistic boy, seen staring at a snow globe. >> i'm going to say this interview is not actually happening. it's happening in chad's head. >> reporter: chad allen played that little boy. >> funny you should mention that. >> oh, okay. >> reporter: who knows what the writers really intended? in fact, maybe this interview is also merely a daydream. maybe. "st. elsewhere" lasted six seasons. and yet it never ranked above more than 49th place. but it was the critics' darling, nominated for an astonishing 63 emmy awards. >> 63 emmy awards. and all those familiar faces. so great to see denzel, as well.
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>> and howie. >> i forgot about him. >> and really, the show made ensemble dramas work. they made them viable on television. >> the first time that that -- they had them follow and everybody was really featured. now, mark harmon's on "csi." >> yeah. they're all working. and you're right. >> one of the 40 of them. >> "ncis." >> one of the letters. >> one of them. a "c" is in there. >> a "c" is in there. another one coming up tomorrow. ga gary -- garry shandling's "larry sanders show." and coming up right now, kiss is here, live. everybody getting ready for that. [ cheers and applause ]
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good morning i'm kristen sze. in east contra costa county, five people are injured in an accident involving five vehicles on basco road that roadway has been shutdown. this is waze app showing shutdown between walnut boulevard and camino diablo pwufpl there. tow trucks en route, highway 4 is your alternate. bay bridge toll backed up metering lights on backed up into the macarthur maze. a lot of grey skies out there. today hayward police expected to release information about a possible breakthrough in a 24-year-old child abduction case. michaela garecht was kidnapped in 1988.
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police are at the timing a bone fragment. -- police are testing
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. good thursday morning. 54 in the city plenty of clouds around the bay it is sinking south of the bay area taking most of the moisture with it. still outside chance of showers from monterey to south bay increasing sun in the north bay little warmer there mid 60s to near 70 another
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chance of [ cheers and applause ] the crowd is all ready for kiss this morning. they've been up all night, putting their makeup on. there they are, one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands of all-time. one of the craziest ones. and they're right here on "gma." good morning, everyone. happy morning here for lara spencer, ready to go. >> i'm excited. we have a countdown clock to kiss. >> going to be a great time. amy robach and brooke shields here. brooke, you have to share this classic photo of you and gene simmons. >> okay. i was -- i had just finished the movie called "kilt." and i went to the concert.
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they haven't gotten any older. i don't know how i got older and they haven't. i was inspired. the only time i was allowed to stick my tongue out. they were like, don't stick your tongue out at anybody. >> all right. everybody, you might remember. we did a live "play of the day" back in july. i actually lost my wallet in a cub. b but it was found by a fellow named mark christiano. and he brought it back to me. i was there a couple nights at home. i had the thai phone. sam comes home and you say -- >> i say, josh, i found a wallet in a cab. i looked through it. there's money and credit cards. but there's no card in there. i know her name. can we hit the internet and try to find her? >> we hit the internet. and guess who we found. we found martha kilner. there she is. we found the wallet.
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and we actually called her. and we said, hi, this is josh elliott and sam champion from "good morning america." and -- i don't want you to think we're weird. >> i do want to tell you, i did go through your wallet. but the oddest thing was, there was this picture, martha, that really was astounding to me. that you leave that in your wallet. we love it. we thought we'd give you this so it would take up less room. here's a picture of the two of us. and we did pay for the thai food with the cash in your wallet. >> but it was delicious. are you happy? >> i'm very happy. and i believe in good samaritans. and new york is great. >> and i told her, i said to sam, she'll wait a day because she's going to get the wallet back. thank you, martha. >> you couldn't have just staged this? >> no. >> sorry. >> i will say this.
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sam, you're running out of time for weather. we know what happens when you run out of time for weather, sam. >> we should get to it. let's get to the boards. i think there's one or two things we probably need to touch on this morning. let's start with your twitter or facebook pictures. miami, how it lifted our spirits one more time. and cardiff by the sea in california. another gorgeous spot that's going to be picking up rain. in the northwest, it's been like 80 days of the least amount of rain in seattle. you're getting ready for a wet couple of days. a quick look at where the storms will go today. >> okay. we're going to do the kiss makeup. you're really going to do this?
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all right. josh is going to do it. all that weather is brought to you by -- come on, josh. >> josh. >> all that weather was brought to you by pedigree. >> amy, save me. and thank you, everybody. we put guest host brooke shields to work for mom confidential. she's asking mom what they think about hot-button issues and parenting. and brooke went for it, getting answers to some of the topics heating up the mommy blogs right now. let's take a look. >> i'm a mom. and i have a whole problem with soda. what do you think about giving your kids soda? >> i don't like giving my children soda. >> you have four kids? >> yes. >> and do you let them drink soda? >> it's a treat. if i held it back from them, they probably would just want it more. >> what do you think is too much to spend on your kids, as far as clothes?
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>> they grow up so fast. when you're working really hard for a living, you really have to pinch your pennies. you want something with style. but something that's easy to wash. >> i'm totally different with the girls than it is for boys. >> and it's a problem. >> what do you think about alcohol being served as like little kids' parties? >> i probably would prefer not. the kids could drink it by accident. >> do you have a facebook page? >> i do. >> she has a facebook page. all of her messages and friend requests some to my account. >> i don't do any of it. i'm leery about that kind of stuff. you know? in moderation. i think it's fine. >> what ages are your kids? fi. fixing to be 8. just turned 6. and 19 months. >> bless you. wow. you're my new hero.
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>> here professionals here. we're going to do this when we're being pelted with guitar picks here. they can't wait to get the party started. we heard about what other moms think about their kids and hot topics. we have daughters the same age, actually. 9 and 6. >> same age. how do you handle sodas and sugary drinks? >> i hate them. my kids are always begging me because they go to parties or go to my mother-in-law's. hello. >> my mom loves to give them sugary drinks. >> she's like, mom, i had coke. and you're like -- i get on the phone with my mother-in-law. and it's hard to avoid, when they go to a baseball game or something. but there's none in our refrigerator. >> i'm in the same boat as you. >> and my husband will sneak one. and he has to put it separate. >> what about facebook? that's another tough one. >> i think it's really tough. i don't have a facebook. obviously, none of my kids do. my 6-year-old has facebook. >> some 6-year-olds do, though.
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>> it's crazy because the access. i'm not worried about them. i'm worried about everybody else. i'm worried about the security. i'm worried about the access they have, the bullying that happens on facebook. the bullying that happens on the internet. what's inappropriate. i mean, you know, i can't be where the kids stare at them all the time. >> some of the answers that the moms on the street gave you surprise you? >> not really. i think there is a need and desire for us as moms to keep our children as innocent as we can. and we're trying. especially in this era. we're trying to balance with all of technology. but i think it was endearing, you know, the alcoholic parties. i think every party i go to, if it's past 5:00. functions. by the time it gets there, you're jonesing for the wine. it's like, i understand them being there. but it's a hard one. if you have a drive, forget it. >> it's funny. speaking of the parenting issues, one of my favorite shows
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right now is "the middle." we see them with these issues. you're making a guest appearance. tell me about your rough-and-tumble character. >> i'm her neighbor. i'm a beer-drinking -- i'm not the epitome of a quality mom. my little kid's in cowboy boots and a diaper. and i drink beer and smoke cigarettes. and it's the antithesis of what i believe in. exactly, of course. >> we want to put you on the hot seat a little bit and ask you fun questions. you started so young. what do you like better? stage or screen, brooke? >> i'm going to say stage. >> i love the stage, too. best vacation destination? snow or sand? >> sand. you said that with such longing. what do you do more? texting or calling? >> calling, actually. >> all right. tell us about your girls. girly girls or tomboys? >> one's a girlie girl.
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and one's a tomboy. >> my situation, too. tell us your guilty pleasure. it's not soda. >> it's not. it's beer. >> i like that. >> you have a favorite beer? >> it's belgium. yeah. and i started drinking it when i was breast-feeding, if you can believe that. there was a maid that said it would make my milk come in. great. >> you have been so much fun. we can see brooke on "the middle" on wednesday, at 8:00, 7:00 central. do you think moms should drink on play dates? tell us on goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! coming up, are you ready for kiss? there we go. legendary rock band, performing live. thanks for the guitar picks, guys.
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[ cheers and applause ] well -- >> lara and i are all kissed up. kiss celebrating in times square. ready to rock 'n' roll. in honor of the legendary band, kiss, 28 gold records in america.
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more than any other american rock band. more than 100 albums. wow. wait. millions. millions sold worldwide. >> millions. >> 100 million. >> sam, i can't look at you right now. >> i'm star child by the way, right? >> absolutely. >> and i'm the demon, apparently. these guys are back. thank you very much. 20th album, "monster." you're going to -- you're going to sing the hit single in a moment. first, we want to catch up with everybody. and i mean to ask you all, how do you do it? how do you keep going, makeup and all? >> we love what we do. we're a rock band, first and foremost. but we're also entertainers. we're about 100 million albums into this point. and the most exciting album is the one that just came out. that's what it's supposed to be about. so, "monster," the new album came out two days ago. we're very pleased with it. and we think you should have it. >> why "monster"? >> why the name "monster"?
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>> gargantuan, powerful. >> like huge. >> the important thing is lara has the cool shoes on. >> thanks, fellas. do you enjoy doing the makeup and putting on the outfits? is it fun? >> do you think we'd get up this early in the morning if it wasn't? >> speaks the truth. it is really fun. you get yourself in character. we're excited. the song, already number one. >> it's awesome. it's awesome. we're so fired up. we're 40 years into this. and feels like the beginning for us. >> we want to leave some time for the music. we'll be right back. and, ladies and gentlemen, kiss. [ cheers and applause ]
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[ cheers and applause ] welcome back to the most exciting "good morning america" yet. brooke, you've proven that you are a kiss fan. you do the honors.
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>> all right. here's kiss from their 20th album, "monster," with "hell or hallelujah." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hey ♪ i rode the highway to heartache ♪ ♪ i took a trip on the ship of fools ♪ ♪ whoa, yeah ♪ and i've paid the price to have my way ♪ ♪ 'cause nothing breaks the rules, yeah ♪ ♪ sing it lay down ♪ ♪ i'm looking through ya stay down ♪ ♪ you got what you should hey, now ♪ ♪ on a new level woah, it feels good ♪ ♪ hell or hallelujah no matter what you do ♪ ♪ i'm running through ya
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yeah ♪ ♪ you said that lust never lasted ♪ ♪ we surrender our hearts to fools, yeah ♪ ♪ turns out there's nobody askin' ♪ ♪ this time i get to choose ♪ ♪ let me hear ya lay down ♪ ♪ don't say you're sorry stay down ♪ ♪ i knew that you would hey, now ♪ ♪ don't say you're misunderstood it feels good ♪ ♪ hell or hallelujah no matter what you do ♪ ♪ i'm running through ya one more time ♪ ♪ the rest is up to you it's all for you, yeah ♪ ♪ listen one heart is breakin' ♪ ♪ one chance i'm takin' no lie, no fakin' ♪ ♪ good-bye feels like it should
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it feels good ♪ ♪ oh, yeah ♪ hey, one heart is breakin' one chance i'm takin' ♪ ♪ no lie, no fakin' good-bye feels like it should ♪ ♪ it feels good
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♪ hell or hallelujah no matter what you do ♪ ♪ i'm running through ya one more time ♪ ♪ hell or hallelujah the rest is up to you ♪ ♪ it's all for you, yeah >> woo. [ cheers and applause ] >> oh, yeah.
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yeah. >> another moment i never thought i'd see in my career, right here, right now. how about you, brooke shields? >> thank you, brooke. >> well, guys, thank you for this. i'm going to try to get us off the air. how about a song? >> yes. >> robin, we're rooting for you. >> robin. >> yay. >> robin. all right. >> "rock and roll all nite."
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♪ ♪ you show us everything you've got ♪ ♪ you keep on dancin' and the room gets hot ♪ ♪ you drive us wild we'll drive you crazy ♪ ♪ and you say you wanna go for a spin ♪ ♪ the party's just begun we'll let you in ♪ ♪ you drive us wild we'll drive you crazy ♪ ♪ you keep on shoutin' you keep on shoutin' ♪ ♪ come on, people >> sing with us. let's go. ♪ i -- wanna rock and roll all night and party every day ♪ ♪ i -- wanna rock and roll all night and party every day ♪
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♪ you keep on saying you'll be mine for a while ♪ ♪ you're lookin' fancy and i like your style ♪ ♪ and you drive us wild we'll drive you crazy ♪ ♪ and you show us everything you've got ♪ ♪ baby, baby that's quite a lot ♪ ♪ and you drive us wild we'll drive you crazy ♪ ♪ you keep on shoutin' you keep on shoutin' ♪ >> i want to hear you. come on, people. ♪ i -- wanna rock and roll all night and party every day ♪ ♪ i -- wanna rock and roll all night and party every day ♪ ♪ i -- wanna rock and roll all night and party every day ♪ ♪ i -- wanna rock and roll all night
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and party every day ♪
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>> >> good morning i'm kristen sze. crews are working to clear out an injury accident right now five vehicles, including a lumber track and suv were involved in a crash on basco road an hour ago. few people were hurt in this accident. one suffered major injuries. sue hall has an update. this is still ongoing, no estimated time of opening. traffic jammed on alternates which would be camino diablo. you can see by the waze app that yellow line they are diverting traffic on to highway 4. good morning many low pressure continues to sink south of the bay area taking much of the cloud cover and showers with it.